Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests

Image: Mike Stewart (AP) Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally…

Amazon Doesn’t Seem to Care About Alexa and Privacy

Illustration: Gizmodo Apple and Google recently revealed that they have temporarily stopped letting contractors listen to…

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around?

Now imagine these, with wheels, waist-high. Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) Just in case you wanted a…

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can’t Delete

Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order…

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet

Image: Andrew Liszewski (Gizmodo) Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have…

Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Clockwise from top left: Jim Cooke (Gizmodo); Julien Chopin; Angelica Alzona (Gizmodo); Jacquelyn Martin (AP). Welcome!…

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails

Photo: Amazon There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display…

Amazon Patent Reveals Its Vision for an Alexa Device That Records Every Word You Speak

Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) If you’re already freaked out by the privacy implications of smart speakers…

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You’re Depressed

Image: USPTO / Gizmodo It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that…